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How Stress Affects Your Cycle and What to do About It

It’s pretty clear: stress and our cycle are connected. At very specific times, too. Studies show heightened vulnerability to psychological stress in the mid-luteal phase of your cycle (aka the second half of your cycle). Here's how to deal with stress and have a happier, healthier cycle.

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Why Your Period Might Change in Your 30's

As you flow into your 30s, your PMS symptoms may start to get worse. This means you may experience more symptoms (think crankiness, tiredness, and bloating). By paying attention to your body, and seeing a doctor when necessary, you can enjoy a healthier, more predictable cycle for years to come.

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Cyclical Mastalgia: How To Get Through Breast Pain During Your Period

90% of women are affected by premenstrual syndrome (or PMS), and most women experience breast pain related to their menstrual cycle among the symptoms of PMS. Certain lifestyle changes can minimize cycle-related discomfort, and clinical evidence suggests that certain herbal medicines may be effective in countering breast pain.

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